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Doesn’t the word ‘consultation’ imply a two-way street – or is it just a one-way trip to the rubbish bin? No one answers the phone or email when invited to consult re 5G in the Shire.

This leaves unanswered questions: If 5G can’t penetrate human skin, how does it penetrate the walls of a house? Can you really have it both ways? How many native trees must be cut to enable 5G transmissions?

What would it take to leave Mullumbimby 5G free? If people suffer proven damages from this installation, who is then legally accountable? Surely it’s irresponsible to proceed without answering that question?

If no one is accountable, that’d be grounds for halting any project. Assuming folks are worried for no reason and you reveal the entity accountable, which insurance company covers them for damages to their health? If it’s as safe as their marketing claims, insurance companies would be lining up to take their money.

If 5G allows downloads of HD films in two seconds, does that mean cyber attackers can download the contents of your PC in 15? How will this consultation affect outcomes? Just asking…

Sometimes a small town just wants to be a little town.

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